Recruitment Consultant, Houston
- Salary$145k - 160k per year + Bonus
Spencer Ogden is currently partnered with a prominent player in the renewable energy sector who specializes in the greenfield development, acquisition, and operation of solar, and storage projects throughout the US. They are looking to add a Development Manager to their Texas based team.Responsibilities: Contribute to our mission of expanding and managing a portfolio of renewable energy generation assets.Demonstrate expertise in the site selection and permitting processes for utility-scale solar and/or wind generation projects.Lead cross-functional teams, both internal and external (engineering, finance, legal, environmental, etc.), to successfully develop prospective projects.Structure overall projects and oversee development from financial initiation to construction commencement.Stay informed about the business landscape, including regulatory and environmental legislation.Effectively lead and mentor teams and subordinates.Participate in special projects as required.Onsite presence in Houston will be mandatory.Travel to project sites may be necessary. Qualifications: Possess a bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, environmental science, land use planning, business, or a related field.Demonstrate a track record in developing large-scale infrastructure projects within the energy sector, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in renewable project development, preferably in the solar and/or wind industry, and 4+ years in real estate development, environmental consulting, or engineering management within infrastructure projects.Showcase strong analytical skills and a keen business acumen.Exhibit a self-driven work ethic and the ability to lead, particularly in a development role overseeing multiple projects or transactions concurrently.Display excellent communication and negotiation skills, enabling relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders, including senior leadership.Proficiency in various computer applications (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Google Earth, Adobe, etc.).Adaptability to thrive in an entrepreneurial organization.Intermediate-level experience in real estate, public speaking, permitting, market assessment, contractual negotiations, and commercial agreements is advantageous.
- Salary$130k - 145k per year
- LocationFort Worth
This position will require experience managing utility scale projects throughout the ERCOT and SPP regions specifically. The ideal candidate will be skilled in permitting, site acquisition, land lease negotiations, etc. as well as have the following qualifications:Project Development Lead cross-functional project teams to bring wind, solar and storage developments from prospecting stages through land acquisition, design, permitting, and offtake contracting, up to the start of constructionRetain day-to-day project development across southern United States (SPP South, ERCOT, MISO South, TVA, SERCEvaluate project sites for utility-scale renewable projects & bring them through the due diligence processSecure zoning permits, tax abatements, crossing agreements and road use agreementsLead the negotiation of permitting documents and interconnection agreements in close coordination with EPC DepartmentConduct or Coordinate site visits to support site evaluation, suitability, and due diligence effortDevelop scopes for technical services and manage relationships with contractors and third-party engineering firmManage distribution interconnection process and interface with Utilities/regional transmission operators for development portfolioEngaging consultants to prepare critical issues analysis, natural resource surveys, cultural resource analysis, geotechnical surveys, wetland delineations, and phase one environmental site assessmentsPrepared and submitted solar energy interconnection requests · Support the negotiation of Power Purchase Agreement Qualifications Expertise in utility sized solar and wind projects throughout project lifecycleBachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, Environmental, or related field)5+ years of experience developing projects / project engineering from discovery to start-up